US Popularity:486
Other Origin(s):Irish, German, Hawaiian
Meaning:Precious; Torch; Rock; Handsome
Alaina is a feminine name that comes from a big family, being related to the Old German name Alaine, the Hawaiian and Old German name Alana, and the French name Elaine. Coming from the Old High German word erchan, it translates to "precious," always reminding your little one of how valuable they are. Alaina can also be a variant of the Elaine, which in turn comes from the Greek name Helen, meaning "torch." With this connection, the moniker is sure to be your little one's guiding light through the darkness. If you'd prefer Alaina to come from the English name Alan, it could translate to "rock" or "handsome." Whether you want to celebrate baby's inner and outer beauty or their sturdy, rock-solid demeanor, Alaina can make for a great choice.

Famous People Named Alaina

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Alaina Huffman
    TV Actress
  • Alaina Mathers
    Adopted daughter of Eminem
  • Alaina Reed Hall
    TV Actress

Alaina Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Alaina is currently #369 on The Bump
Girl:Alaina is currently #270 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Alaina is currently #486 in U.S. births
Girl:Alaina is currently #218 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 16
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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